ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality

Type of organisation: Local civil society organisation

Goal/Objective: ABAAD seeks to promote women’s equality and participation through policy development, legal reform, gender mainstreaming, engaging men, eliminating discrimination, and advancing and empowering women to participate effectively and fully in their communities.

Area of focus: Early marriage, GBV, Gender Equity, Sexual and bodily rights, Women’s rights

Sector of intervention: Awareness raising and sensitisation, Legal support, Psycho-social support

Approach: Service provision, Research & documentation, Relief services & working with refugees, Advocacy & campaigning

Target population: 

Women and girls, Men and boys, Policy makers/ Religious leaders , Ministries

Partnerships/Part of local, regional, and/or international network: 

Association for Women in Development  (AWID), The International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict, Say No – Unite to End Violence Against Women Campaign, GBV Prevention Network, EngageMen.net, Prevent Gender Based Violence (GBV), Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation, 16 Days Global Campaign, International Women's Alliance, Aminah Network, KARAMA Network, MenEngage Network

Funding structure: International funds and grants

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